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License Application Form - New Applicants

43-44-06. License required - Title - Abbreviations. A person may not practice or represent oneself as able to practice as a dietitian, or use the title "dietitian", "registered dietitian", "licensed dietitian", or "licensed registered dietitian", or the abbreviations "RD", "LD", or "LRD" unless so licensed under this chapter. A licensed registered dietitian may use the title "licensed registered dietitian" and the abbreviation "LRD". A person may not practice, or represent oneself as able to practice, as a licensed nutritionist using the title "licensed nutritionist" or the abbreviation "LN" unless so licensed under this chapter. A licensed nutritionist may use the title "licensed nutritionist" and the abbreviation "LN".

Online Renewal Forms for Oct 1, 2019-Sept 30, 2020
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          Licensed Registered Dietitian - renewal applications will be available in late May

          Licensed Nutritionist
- renewal applications will be available in late May

43-44-14. Renewal of license - Any license issued under this chapter expires one year after it is issued unless renewed in the manner prescribed by the rules of the board. The board may provide for the late renewal of a license upon the payment of a late fee in accordance with its rules, but no late renewal of a license may be granted more than one year after its expiration.

CPE Activity Form for LN'S - [PDF]  [Word Document]

Licensure for New Graduates Eligible to Take the Registration Examination

43-44-12. Limited permits - A limited permit to practice as a licensed registered dietitian must be issued by the board upon application and submission of evidence of successful completion of the education and experience requirements under subdivision b of subsection 1 of section 43-44-08. The limited permit expires one year from the date of issuance. The limited
permit may be renewed for a period not to exceed six months upon submission to the board of a satisfactory explanation for the applicant's failure to become licensed within the original one-year period.

Limited Permit Application

Professional Development

Continuing professional education (CPE) is essential for lifelong development to maintain and improve knowledge and skills for competent dietetics practice. RDs and DTRs currently re-certify through participation in CDR's mandatory CPE program. View the current CPE guidelines* for RDs and DTRs, instructions and forms for receiving CPE approval for professional development activities, and licensure.

Professional Development Resources (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)
Professional Development Opportunities in ND (ND Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)

* This information is from the Commission on Dietetic Registration web site.